LICH tumult deepens as SUNY moves on to second bidder

The uproar surrounding SUNY’s sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn became more pronounced this week with SUNY’s rejection of the first- … Full Article

All Along the Watchtower: Witnesses' former Bible-printing plants are morphing into techie-friendly complex

Tech tenants and non-techies alike are lining up for office space down the hill in DUMBO – in former Bible-printing plants that belonged until recently to the Jehovah's Witnesses. … Full Article

Brooklyn Museum presents ‘Inside Out’

In a new exhibit, “Inside Out: Perceptions and Reflections of Self,” at the Brooklyn Museum, 12 artists with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), explore the concept of self — both internally and what is projected … Full Article

Williamsburg student wins national essay contest

A Williamsburg fifth grader has won a national contest by using his writing skills to highlight the importance of kindness. … Full Article

Rejected LICH bidder to sue SUNY on Tuesday in Brooklyn

The development team whose bid to buy Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) was rejected by SUNY said they are going to court on Tuesday to stop SUNY from … Full Article

SUNY ends negotiations with LICH hospital bidder BHP

The State University of New York (SUNY) ended negotiations on Monday to sell Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Brooklyn Health Partners Development Group (BHP). … Full Article

Team bidding for LICH delivers $25 million, but contract not in the bag

The team that won the bidding war for Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) says they put it all on the line on Monday afternoon by delivering to SUNY and state Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes a check for $25 million and all the signed commitments demanded by SUNY. … Full Article

Velazquez gets federal funds for fair housing advocates

Two Brooklyn organizations that advocate for affordable housing in New York are getting financial help from the federal government to do their work, thanks to U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, who obtained $975,000 in funding for the groups. … Full Article

LICH bidder drops lawsuit against SUNY, says ‘prepared to close’ on Brooklyn hospital deal

The group negotiating to buy Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) withdrew their lawsuit against SUNY late Friday after being told by state Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes that they had filed for an injunction prematurely. … Full Article

Teachers at International HS boycott mandatory exam

A group of teachers at the International High School at Prospect Heights refused to administer a city-mandated writing test they say is unsuitable for their students, many of whom are recent immigrants learning English. … Full Article


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